Welcome to the Flathead National Forest

Chip Weber, FNF Forest SupervisorIn the heart of the Rocky Mountains, west of the continental divide and just south of the Canadian border, lies the 2.4 million acre Flathead National Forest. Home to lynx, grizzly bear, and bull trout; with numerous lakes, streams, and rivers to enjoy, the forest is the premiere destination for visitors looking to experience natural landscapes of the American West. Visit one of our three wilderness areas, such as the famous Bob Marshall Wilderness, for a rare glimpse at undeveloped areas with outstanding opportunities for solitude. Celebrated for its water, wildlife, and wilderness the Flathead National Forest has abundant recreation opportunities and outstanding natural resources. We invite you to experience your National Forest!

Quick Links to Your Outdoor Adventures

Click here to visit the Flathead Avalanche Center for warnings and informationClick here to find grooming reports and more for cross country skiing and snowshoeing!Click here to find out more about snowmobiling on the Flathead National ForestClick here to find out more about downhill skiing on the Flathead National ForestClick here to find a cabin to rent on the Flathead National Forest.Click here for ideas of where you can watch wildlife, birds, and more.Click here to find out how to stay safe by following the regulations while in bear country. Click here to find a map to take on your adventures.Click here to find out more about obtaining permits or passes for certain activities on the forest. Click here to find even more recreational opportunities on the Flathead National Forest.










Forest Plan Revision

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The staff of the Flathead National Forest is pleased to announce the release of the final environmental impact statement and draft record of decision for the forest plan. Find out more about the forest plan revision process. Here you will find information and links to planning documents and reports, and ways to comment or become involved in the process. click here to find out more

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